Photo Flash: 'Gross Indecency' at 2nd Story

2nd Story Theater presents Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moises Kaufman. The play interweaves court transcripts with writings from Wilde and his contemporaries as he is forced to defend his art and his life.

Gross Indecency is performed in the Bristol Statehouse, 240 High St., Bristol, RI 02809.  Performances through October 28 are Thursday - Saturday at 8PM and Sunday at 3PM.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased through the 2nd Story Theatre Box Office at 28 Market St., Warren, RI or by calling 401-247-4200.  The box office is open Tuesday - Friday from 11AM - 5PM.  For more information visit

Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Oscar Wilde (left, JM Richardson) lectures University students on the English Renaissance of Art while attendees played by Joe Henderson (center) and Dillon Medina look on.

Edward Clarke (standing rear, Joe Henderson) as Edward Carson defends Oscar Wilde (center seated, JM Richardson) during trial one while (l-r) Lord Alfred Douglas (Ara Boghigian) and Edward Carson (Michael Zola) listen.

Oscar Wilde (center standing, JM Richardson) enjoys the adoration of his followers, played by cast members (l-r) Dillon Medina, Michael Zola, Tom Bentley, and Patrick Poole.

Lord Alfred Douglas (left, Ara Boghigian) confronts his father, Marquess de Queensbury,(center, F. William Oakes) while GB Shaw (seated, Tom Bentley) observes.

Oscar Wilde (far right, JM Richardson) listens to the advice of friend Frank Harris (seated at table, Patrick Poole) with ensemble cast members (l-r) Tom Bentley and Ryan Maxwell.

Lord Alfred Douglas (left, Ara Boghigian) persuades Oscar Wilde (right foreground, JM Richardson) to continue with the lawsuit with (rear l-r) Frank Harris (Patrick Poole), Kaufman (Dillon Medina), and Taylor (Ryan Maxwell) in attendance.

Frank Harris (left, Patrick Poole) comforts his friend Oscar Wilde (right, JM Richardson) while attorneys (rear l-r) Edward Clarke (Joe Henderson) and Edward Carson (Michael Zola) ponder their next move.

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